Super Lawyers Rising Stars 2016 Southern California

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Super Lawyers 2016Los Angeles Bankruptcy and Business Litigation Attorney Natella Royzman is selected to the Super Lawyers Rising Stars 2016 Southern California list!

Attorney Natella Royzman has demonstrated excellence in the practices of business litigation and bankruptcy litigation. The Super Lawyers Rising Stars 2016 Southern California honor is limited to no more than 2.5 percent of the attorneys within California each year.

The Super Lawyers Rising Stars 2016 Southern California list recognizes attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their legal practice. The patented selection process …

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Los Angeles Bankruptcy Forum Program: Breaking Down Issues Six Minutes at a Time

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Natella Royzman recently moderated the Los Angeles Bankruptcy Forum’s Educational Program on April 11, 2016, Titled “Six(ty) Minutes: Breaking Down Issues Six Minutes at a Time” with Kenneth N. Klee (of Klee, Tuchin, Bogdanoff & Stern LLP) and Jeffrey C. Krause (of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher). The program explored complex bankruptcy issues, including equitableness mootness, credit bidding, the impact of the 13 amendment in involuntary chapter 11 cases, the absolute priority rule, forum shopping and the WARN Act.

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12th Annual Bankruptcy Ethics Symposium

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The Bankruptcy Section of the Federal Bar Association & the Los Angeles Chapter of the Federal Bar Association recently presented the 12th Annual Bankruptcy Ethics Symposium.

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Attorney Natella Royzman spoke on “Bully and the Beast: Tools for Understanding and Managing Uncivil Attorney Behavior.”

The 12th annual Bankruptcy Ethics Symposium speakers included:

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Hon. Scott C. Clarkson, United States Bankruptcy Court

Hon. Deborah Saltzman, United States Bankruptcy Court

Natella Royzman, Esq., Royzman Law Firm;

J. Scott Bovitz, Esq., …

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Dealing with LLC Interests in Bankruptcy: Tricks and Traps

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Los Angeles Bankruptcy and Business Litigation Attorney Natella Royzman will be moderating a panel of bankruptcy experts at this year’s Los Angeles Bankruptcy Forum’s dinner program: “Dealing with LLC Interests in Bankruptcy: Tricks and TrapsLos Angeles Bankruptcy Forum

The discussion will be moderated by Ms. Royzman with the following panelists: Hon. Scott H. Yun, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California; Eve H. Karasik, Gordon Silver; and David P. Simonds, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP.

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How to Discharge Debt through a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

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If you are a California resident in a financial bind, you may be considering bankruptcy and wondering how to discharge debt.  With a few exceptions, Chapter 7 bankruptcy allows you to discharge your unsecured debt and get a fresh start on your financial life.  When you receive a Chapter 7 bankruptcy discharge of debt, you are no longer legally obligated to pay any of the discharged debt.  In other words, all of the unsecured debt is completely wiped out.

To …

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American Society of Legal Advocates Selects Natella Royzman Again

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Los Angeles Bankruptcy Attorney Natella Royzman is among less than 1.5% of the nation’s licensed attorneys to become members of The American Society of Legal Advocates, an invitation-only professional organization.

Ms. Royzman was named as California’s Top 40 Under 40 Bankruptcy Lawyer in 2014 and again in 2015.

The American Society of Legal Advocates (ASLA) is an invitation-only legal organization comprised of the nation’s most elite lawyers.  ASLA selects actively practicing lawyers who combine “stellar legal credentials with a proven commitment to community engagement, leadership, …

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Navigating a California Fraudulent Transfer Lawsuit

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There are many different scenarios that can lead to a fraudulent transfer lawsuit (also known as a Fraudulent Conveyance action).

Maybe you innocently bought something you thought was a great deal, or you received a gift from a friend or relative who later filed bankruptcy.  Now, months later, you have a fraudulent transfer lawsuit brought on by the trustee of the bankruptcy case

[Read more about the role of the Trustee]

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So What Happened?

Unfortunately, regardless of your innocence or good …

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Defending Preferential Transfer Suits

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During the bankruptcy process, creditors of the debtor may find themselves in the particularly troubling position of being asked by the bankruptcy trustee to return money they had legitimately received from the debtor.

Trustees in bankruptcy are always looking out for what is known as a “preference” or a “preferential transfer.”

[Read more on what the Role of a Trustee is]

Preferential Transfer - Royzman Law Firm - Los Angeles Bankruptcy Litigation Attorney Natella RoyzmanA Preferential Transfer is a payment of money or property to creditors on a pre-existing …

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Defending a Fraudulent Conveyance Lawsuit

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Fraudulent Conveyance lawsuits are brought in many different situations.Fraudulent Conveyance Suit - Royzman Law Firm - Los Angeles Bankruptcy Litigation Attorney Natella Royzman

If you’ve been sued for fraudulent transfer, or fraudulent conveyance, it may be as a result of your receiving real property (a residence or land), money or other property.

Whatever the circumstances, you are now facing a fraudulent conveyance lawsuit, and the stakes are high. Fortunately, there are ways to defending a fraudulent conveyance lawsuit.  With the right bankruptcy attorney, you may have some hope of successfully defending the fraudulent conveyance lawsuit.…

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California Bankruptcy Exemptions

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Can I Keep My Property If I File for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

This is a question asked most often by people considering Chapter 7 bankruptcy.

As we mentioned in How to Discharge Debt through a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 bankruptcy is the most straightforward chapter in which general unsecured debts that you can’t pay back are discharged, or wiped out, and you get a chance to start over debt free.

California Bankruptcy Exemptions - Royzman Law Firm - Los Angeles Bankruptcy Attorney Natella RoyzmanThis seems too good to be true …

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Understanding Role of Trustee in Bankruptcy

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If you are considering filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, you should know and understand all parties involved and their parts in the process.

What is the role of Trustee in bankruptcy?

It’s important to understand a trustee’s role and what he or she may be looking for in order to best present information in your bankruptcy schedules and prevent delay, additional investigation, or even a lawsuit in your case.  Of course, an experienced bankruptcy attorney will guide you, but it’s good to …

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Super Lawyers Rising Stars 2014 Southern California - Los Angeles Bankruptcy and Business Litigation Attorney Natella Royzman is selected to the Super Lawyers Rising Star 2014 list -- Third Year Running!

Super Lawyers Rising Stars 2014 Southern California

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Los Angeles Bankruptcy and Business Litigation Attorney Natella Royzman is selected to the Super Lawyers Rising Stars 2014 Southern California list — Third Year in a row!

Attorney Natella Royzman has demonstrated excellence in the practices of business litigation and bankruptcy litigation. The Super Lawyers Rising Stars 2014 Southern California honor is limited to no more than 2.5 percent of the attorneys within California each year.

The Super Lawyers Rising Stars 2014 Southern California list recognizes attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their legal …

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Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Filing Fee

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In order to file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in California, you must pay a filing fee and costs associated with credit counseling.

Here’s the rundown of what you must pay:

Fees to File a Bankruptcy Petition

Adversary proceedings in bankruptcy – increase from $293.00 to $350.00

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Filing Fee – increase from $306.00 to $335.00 ($29.00 increase)

Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Filing Fee – increase from $281.00 to $310.00

Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Filing Fee – increase from $1,213.00 to $1,717.00

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You Are NOT A Failure!

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You Are NOT A Failure! — because finding solutions is NOT failing.

One thing that’s certain in life is that we all make mistakes. Keep in mind that it’s how you deal with mistakes that determine whether or not you are a failure.

Our clients often say, “I can’t believe I’m filing bankruptcy.  I feel like such a failure.”

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Truth is that having the courage to confront and seek solutions to your problems is the opposite of failure.

We can’t stress this enough:…

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American Society of Legal Advocates – Los Angeles Bankruptcy and Business Litigation Attorney Natella Royzman selected as Top 40 Under 40 Lawyer in 2014

American Society of Legal Advocates - Los Angeles Bankruptcy and Business Litigation Attorney Natella Royzman selected as Top 40 Under 40 Lawyer in 2014

Attorney Natella Royzman was recently named to the American Society of Legal Advocates (ASLA) list as California’s Top 40 Under 40 Bankruptcy Lawyer in 2014.

The Top 40 Lawyers Under 40 list “identifies and recognizes lawyers demonstrating leadership and talent early on in their careers, not only in their practices, but in exemplifying the characteristics that …

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Super Lawyers Rising Stars 2013 Southern California

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Royzman Law Firm Update: Super Lawyers Rising Stars 2013 Southern California

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Attorney Natella Royzman was recently named to the Super Lawyers Rising Stars 2013 Southern California list.

Super Lawyers Rising Stars 2013 Southern California - Royzman Law Firm - Los Angeles Bankruptcy Attorney Natella RoyzmanThis distinguished honor is reserved for those who have demonstrated excellence in the practice of law, and is limited to only 2.5 percent of the attorneys in California each year.

 

The Super Lawyers Rising Stars list is compiled by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding …

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Bankruptcy 101 (Part 3)

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Bankruptcy 101 Royzman Law Firm - Los Angeles Bankruptcy Attorney Natella RoyzmanWelcome to Part 3 of Bankruptcy 101!

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Attorney Natella Royzman discusses how bankruptcy can bring fresh new opportunities to those seeking relief, and dispels common misconceptions surrounding bankruptcy.

[In Part 1 of Bankruptcy 101, Ms. Royzman shares how to discharge your debt through different bankruptcy chapters.]  

[In Part 2 of Bankruptcy 101, Ms. Royzman explains how bankruptcy is a powerful legal solution to your debt problems.]

Click below to listen to Part 3 of Bankruptcy 101 in which Ms. Royzman explains what life after

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Bankruptcy 101 (Part 2)

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Bankruptcy 101 Royzman Law Firm - Los Angeles Bankruptcy Attorney Natella RoyzmanIn Part 2 of Bankruptcy 101, Los Angeles Bankruptcy Lawyer Natella Royzman explains:

Benefits of Bankruptcy

Common Myths about Bankruptcy

Effects of Bankruptcy on Your Credit

[In Part 1 of Bankruptcy 101, Ms. Royzman goes over how to discharge your debt through different bankruptcy chapters.]

[In Part 3 of Bankruptcy 101, Ms. Royzman discusses how bankruptcy can bring fresh new opportunities to those seeking relief.]

Click below to listen to Part 2 of Bankruptcy 101 in which Ms. Royzman goes over how

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Bankruptcy 101 (Part 1)

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Los Angeles Bankruptcy Attorney Natella Royzman discusses:call toni logo

Bankruptcy 101: the Purpose of Bankruptcy

Different Types of Bankruptcy

What It Means to Get a Discharge

 

Click below to listen to Part 1 of Bankruptcy 101 in which Ms. Royzman shares Bankruptcy 101 tips on how to discharge your debt and the various ways to handle your debt.

[In Part 2 and Part 3 of Bankruptcy 101, Ms. Royzman explains the effect of bankruptcy on your credit and dispels common misconceptions surrounding bankruptcy.]

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If you are considering …

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California Bankruptcy Exemptions Increase

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Good news for Californians considering bankruptcy!

The California Assembly Bill 929 took effect on January 1, 2013. The new bill increases California Bankruptcy Exemptions, and helps people keep more property when filing for bankruptcy in California.

If you’re considering bankruptcy, it’s important to understand the purpose of California Bankruptcy Exemptions.

In Chapter 7 bankruptcy, bankruptcy exemptions determine what property you get to keep, i.e. your home, car, or personal belongings.

If property is exempt, you may keep it

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